FBI FBI Approves Thermo Fisher Scientific DNA Booking System for Use by Law Enforcement The firm's Applied Biosystems RapidHIT ID DNA Booking System can be used to process, upload, and search DNA samples from arrestees against the CODIS database. Forensic Genomics Market Advances Due to Consumer Databases, Technology Innovation Premium As 2020 dawns, forensic genomics is poised for growth as companies aim to harness the power of consumer databases coupled with advances in sequencing. FBI Opens Door for NGS-Based Forensics in US Premium Verogen's ForenSeq kit and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Precision ID Whole Genome Panel can now be used to create DNA profiles for a national repository. FBI Approves Thermo Fisher NGS Forensic Profiling Solution Forensic laboratories can now use the Applied Biosystems Precision ID System mtDNA analysis to submit profiles to a national database. FBI Approves Verogen Forensic Sequencing System for National DNA Index System The FBI approved the MiSeq FGx Forensic Genomics System for use by forensic labs for generating DNA profiles for the National DNA Index System. May 1, 2019 uBiome Shakes Up Management; Launches Investigation Into Billing Practices Feb 8, 2019 Genetic Genealogy Firms Reassure Clients About Data Privacy After FTDNA Divulges FBI Partnership Premium Jul 5, 2018 Reported DNA Testing on Migrants Raises Questions, Concerns Premium Sep 21, 2017 FBI OKs Genetic Profiles Generated by Thermo Fisher Scientific Kit Aug 21, 2017 Rapid DNA Act Signed Into Law Apr 7, 2016 FBI Grants NDIS Approval to NetBio DNA Analysis System Oct 13, 2015 Promega STR Analysis Kit Gets FBI Approval Jun 23, 2014 FBI Approves Second Life Tech Forensic Analysis Kit May 8, 2014 Applied Market Watch: GE, NetBio Forensics System; Thermo Fisher Salmonella Assay Premium Mar 13, 2014 Applied Markets Watch: IntegenX RapidHIT Premium Oct 9, 2013 FBI Approves Life Tech Forensic Analysis Kit Sep 20, 2012 Life Tech Launches New Forensic STR Analysis Kits as FBI Prepares to Expand CODIS Loci Premium Mar 29, 2012 People in the News: Former FBI Official Joins IntegenX Board Premium Jul 19, 2011 Promega Gets NDIS OK for Multiplex System May 5, 2011 Bin Laden DNA ID Would be Fast and Easy Using 'Standard' PCR Tech, Experts Say Premium May 20, 2010 FBI Approves Additional Life Tech DNA Forensic Kits for CODIS Use Premium Jan 28, 2010 FBI Approval Could Expand Market for Applied Biosystems Forensic DNA Kit Premium Nov 25, 2009 FBI OKs Promega System for DNA Index Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.